Working out is great for your health. And regular getting your sweat on at the gym doesn’t just reward you down the road – you reap plenty of benefits immediately after/during a workout, like an endorphin boost, revved up metabolism, and a better sleep that night. There are tons of ways to get exercise and be active, and for many people, the best way was going to the gym.
Then COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus (although technically this is the type of virus it is, rather than the specific disease – there are multiple types of coronavirus, which have been known for years) came along. Concern over the disease has people taking cautionary measures, like extra hand-washing (excellent!) and buying masks (much less helpful than you’d think). Some people are also trying to limit their chances of being exposed to the virus by staying away from high-traffic public areas: malls, city busses/trains, movie theaters, and, you guessed it, gyms.
If you’re worried about coronavirus but don’t want to give up your workout, we have some good news! There are simple steps you can take that will lower your chances of becoming sick. We’ll get to those in a minute, but first: The biggest tool in fighting the coronavirus is information. Here are some fast facts on COVID-19, according to the CDC’s website:
What this means for the gym:
Many gyms and fitness facilities are also doing their part to provide a safe, clean environment for patrons, and upping their cleaning services.
The moral of the story? If you want to get a workout in at your local gym, go ahead. Taking these extra little steps will go a long way in reducing your chances of getting sick.
Want more info? The CDC website is a great resource.
Vielen Dank für Dein Vertrauen. Fülle das folgende Formular aus und sei von Anfang an dabei.
Wir nehmen Deine Daten und den Datenschtzu sehr ernst und versichern Dir, das wir diese Daten niemals weitergeben werden.